Activities & Resources
Blogs & Sites
Location: 1219 W. 76th Street, Chicago, IL
Location: 985 S. Rand Road, Lake Zurich, IL
TreeHouse is a 7,700-square-foot facility that offers children a safe, multi-level climbing structure with swinging bridges, enclosed slides, padded mats and ramps, swings, and soft basketball ...
Location: 909 W. Armitage Avenue, Chicago, IL
A not-for-profit organization, the Old Town School of Folk Music offers kids' classes in music, dance, art and theater as well as private lessons to accommodate individual ...
Location: 2050 Tower Drive, Glenview NAS, IL
Make a Mess-terpiece lives up to its name - kids can create bubble paint art, decorate flower pots (and take home some dirt and seeds to plant), bang on paint drums, and experiment with cooking...
Location: 5100 W. Museum Drive, Oak Lawn, IL
The Children's Museum in Oak Lawn has eight interactive exhibits, including a puppet theater, a market, a water table and periscopes.
Kids visiting the "Art Cart" can create their own kite a...
Location: 601 N. Martingale Road, Schaumburg, IL
The first of its kind in the US, the LEGOLAND Discovery Center offers LEGO-happy kids the chance to spend the day surrounded by the ubiquitous bricks - in all sizes, from small to giant.
Location: 6445 W. North Avenue, Oak Park, IL
Wonder Works, a children's museum in Oak Park, features 6,400 square feet of fun and exploration for kids up to age ten.
Permanent exhibits include:
The Great Outdoors,...
Location: 2400 Chestnut Avenue, Glenview NAS, IL
Park Center is the Glenview Park District's award-winning 165,000-square-foot community center. It provides the perfect opportunity for residents and non-residents to participate in a number of...
Location: Chicago, IL
Mad Science of Chicago offers interactive science-based parties for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade. Instructors come to your home and provide a 45-minute party, including putty, slime...
Location: 1955 W Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL
The tag line says it all, "local, sustainable, punk rock pastry." Plus, Bleeding Heart Bakery's cakes are inventive and tasty!
Location: 141 West Diversey, Chicago, IL
Diversey offers both a driving range and a miniature golf course. An 18-hole miniature golf course is nestled in the heart of Lincoln Park. Test golfing skills while meandering through ...
Location: 1410 N. Orleans, Chicago, IL
The Noble Horse Theatre is a live horse show featuring horses and riders from all over the world. The show takes place in Chicago's Historic Riding Hall, built in 1871.
Location: 1907 W. 103rd Street, Chicago, IL
Beverly's Pantry stocks gourmet foods, quality cookware, kitchen accessories, and gift baskets. Private parties are available, and the store offers cooking classes for children as well as adult...
Location: 2260-62 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL
Jump Ahead Academy offers Mommy & Me classes (ages three months to six years) as well as gymnastics and tumbling programs for kids ages three and up.
Birthday party packages incl...
Location: 1846 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago, IL
Each week has a new theme in Smarty Party's camp programs, which feature small class sizes taught by certified teachers. Campers bring a lunch, but a snack is provided each day.